Come to this storytime for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers (birth-5) in Mural Alley behind the Hawthorne Library! A happy blend of stories, songs, rhymes and a small craft. We look forward to seeing you! These events will take place outdoors - please dress appropriately for the weather. In the event of rain, the program will be cancelled. Masks are strongly encouraged at all outdoor library events for those age 2 and up.
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2:00pm to 6:00pm
FYCE Open Family Hours
MMSD's Family, Youth and Community Engagement (FYCE) coordinator will be onsite to meet with parents, caregivers and youth to inform and answer any questions about MMSD. Please email us at email@example.com or text/call at (608) 620-4036 to set up a time on Thurs from 2-6pm, stop by and connect. See you at the library!
3:00pm to 4:00pm
8 Straubel Ct
3:30pm to 5:30pm
It Takes a Village Afterschool Enrichment
This installment will include various activities to enhance the ability for neighborhood youth to be: celebrated, heard, and supported. Through being able to socialize, safe communication, and program input, this safe space will include Arts & crafts, video games, and just safe gathering.
Meeting Room 115
3:30pm to 5:30pm
We Read … and Create!
Drop-in on Thursdays at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects and activities. For families, groups, and all ages. These events will take place outdoors, on the sidewalk in front of the library. Please dress appropriately for the weather. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces and strongly encouraged at all outdoor library events for those age 2 and up.
*In Lakeview Library
4:00pm to 9:00pm
MPL at the Madison Night Market
Stop by Madison Public Library's table (Top of State St.) at this month's Madison Night Market. The Market will be located along State Street and Gilman Street in the heart of downtown Madison, and where library staff will join vendors showcasing handmade products, local art, artisan gifts, prepackaged foods and fresh produce.
The event includes live music, artists, special visiting food carts and pop-up restaurant experiences.
The Madison Night Market is presented by Madison's Central Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with the City of Madison. For more info, go to MadisonNightMarket.com
4:15pm to 5:30pm
4114 Donald Dr
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Chapters Teen Writing Club
Gathers most Thursday evenings! Middle and high school students can meet other aspiring authors, bounce ideas off one another, share their stories, and feel the creativity flow! Writing club is led by local author Carole Madrzak.
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Adult Graphic Novel Book Discussion for Skim by Mariko Tamaki
The Adult Graphic Novel Bookclub will be meeting the 3rd Thursday of every month 7-8pm in the Reading Room at Pinney Library! Books available in the library.
Skim by Mariko Tamaki
"‘Skim’ is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls' school in the early '90s. When her classmate Katie Matthews is dumped by her boyfriend, who then kills himself — possibly because he's (maybe) gay — the entire school goes into mourning overdrive. It's a weird time to fall in love, but that's what happens to Skim. Suicide, depression, love, homosexuality, crushes, cliques….and gamut of teen life is explored in this poignant glimpse into the heartache of being 16.” - description from the publisher
Per order of Public Health Madison & Dane County, masks are required in all indoor spaces for those age 2 and up.